Association of British Orchestras

Maintenance Operative (Electrical)

Royal College of Music £29,656 - £32,780 Closing date 28 April 2022
Founded in 1882, The Royal College of Music (RCM) is a world leading music conservatoire with a prestigious history and contemporary outlook. Our excellence was recognised as we were ranked the global top institution for performing arts in the 2022 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

The RCM’s Estates & Facilities team is now seeking to appoint a Maintenance Operative (Electrical) to be responsible for ensuring the estate is well maintained and building services are statutory compliant, ensuring a high standard of service delivery from the in-house and out-sourced maintenance teams. Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the postholder will be expected to carry out tasks such as; routine checks of supplies and services, periodic checks to mechanical and general plant systems, electrical updating works and general rewiring and a variety of other maintenance tasks across the RCM.
The successful candidate will be:

• Professionally qualified in an Electrical discipline, with experience of working in a Building Maintenance environment and of using BMS
• Knowledgeable in all statutory legislation in relation to estates maintenance including Building Regulations, L8, DDA, COSHH, Asbestos, CDM regulations, ACOP’s etc.
• Able to prioritise and manage multiple tasks whilst maintaining a strong customer service approach.

This post is offered on a full-time, fixed-term (6 months) basis and is immediately available.

For full details of this position please read the Applicant Information Pack, available to download from the RCM website:

To apply, please complete our 1) Application form and 2) Equal Opportunities form (available to download from the RCM website) and submit in Word or PDF format by email to

CVs without an application form will not be accepted. Please ensure that you include the Job Reference Number when submitting your application.

The RCM is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and to promoting a diverse and inclusive environment for all our staff, students and visitors.

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